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Does biting nails cause kidney stones

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Kidney stone: Yes . May also be gallbladder - unusual in back , sciatica, infection, rarely intestinal/ appendix. Follow up with MD, they could do a urine test ... Read More

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Need examination: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without an examination, however, it is likely that it is neither your heart nor kidney stones but a... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Clarification : Clarification on this question is needed. Are you pregnant now and have these issues, or did this happen after the birth of your son? Vaginal discharg... Read More
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Multiple symptoms: Your problems require only one thing go see your md you need a detailed history nd physical exam some blood screening tests and more than one visit yo... Read More
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Dr. Michael Ekizian
A Verified Doctoranswered
21 years experience
Good question: The pathogenesis of kidney stones is not entirely known. One theory explains that calcium oxalate or phosphate stones form when calcium or oxalate sup... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 28 years experience
Yes: Kidney stones induce pain by causing obstruction. Even if the stone is small and but still in the kidney, it can still obstruct the flow of urine out ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
No it doesn't: Water in it good for stone prevention.
A 77-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Hoanswered
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
Maybe: The oxalate in cinammon could precipitate out into the classic calcium oxalate crystals that make up one type of kidney stone.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leslie Leighton
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Unlikely: Does not usually get absorbed so unlikely to have any impact in this respect
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Sedwitz
General Surgery 44 years experience
No : Bubonocele is a groin or inquinal hernia
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 48 years experience
Possibly: Ingestion of large amounts of unfermented soy can encourage the formation of oxalate stones. See: http://articles.Mercola.Com/sites/articles/archi... Read More
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